Joanne Thanavaro, D.N.P., APRN, AGPCNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, DCC, FAANP

Associate Dean for Graduate Education; Associate Professor


Courses Taught

Adult/Gerontology NP program, D.N.P. program

Education

  • B.S.N., Nursing, Saint Louis University
  • M.S.N.(R), Cardiovascular Nursing (Research), Saint Louis University
  • ANP-Post Master's Certification, University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • ACNP-Post Master's Certification, University of Southern Indiana-College of Nursing and Health Professions
  • D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University-Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Research Interests

Dr. Thanavaro is a reviewer for five nursing journals and is widely published on cardiovascular topics with a focus on evidence-based best practices. Her research informs risk reduction behaviors for women and heart disease.

Publications and Media Placements

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Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • American Nurses Association
  • Missouri Nurses Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Saint Louis Nurses in Advanced Practice
  • Sigma Theta Tau International